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Wildfire victims living in RVs ordered to leave properties

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hundreds of Northern California wildfire victims desperate for housing and living in recreational vehicles on their burned-out lots were ordered off their properties Monday after ...

Lawsuits demanding the PG&E pay for damages from wildfires

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Some 1,000 lawsuits have been filed demanding Pacific Gas & Electric Co. pay for damages caused by wildfires. The lawsuits involve thousands of people, compa...

Football legend Joe Montana looking to score with marijuana

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco 49er legend Joe Montana is looking to hit pay dirt in the legal marijuana industry. San Jose, California-based Caliva announced Thursday that the H...

Coroner: Couple intoxicated during fatal Yosemite fall

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A coroner says a young couple from India was intoxicated when they died in a fall from a scenic overlook in Yosemite National Park in California. Autopsy reports...

California dries off after storms batter state for days

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Californians were cleaning up and drying off Friday after a series of storms dumped heavy rain and snow throughout the state, caused at least six deaths and forced the rescue of m...

Last round of stormy weather to hit California

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The last Pacific storm in a weeklong series is expected to douse an already-soaked California and forecasters say the state is still at risk for dangerous mudslides in burn areas ...

San Francisco pier shooter seeks dismissal of gun charge

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Mexican national who touched off a fierce immigration debate over his role in the shooting death of a woman walking on a San Francisco pier is seeking to overturn his felony gun...

Remains ID'd as girl in SUV that went over California cliff

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Human remains found on a Northern California beach belong to one of the six adopted children killed along with their parents when their mother intentionally drove their SUV off a ...

California court blocks pardon of man who killed at age 14

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In a rare step, the California Supreme Court has blocked Gov. Jerry Brown's attempt to issue a pardon to a 37-year-old Cambodian refugee who killed a woman when he was 14 years ol...

California wildfires costs soaring past last year's records

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Insurance claims and cleanup costs associated with California wildfires last month are expected to exceed the record-breaking amounts paid out last year after blazes ripped throug...

Dwindling list of missing people brings relief to burn area

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The search for people unaccounted for after the deadliest U.S. wildfire in at least a century is winding down in Northern California, with 11 names left on a list that once approa...

California regulators question utility's safety commitment

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California regulators are ordering the Pacific Gas & Electric Co. utility to improve its "safety culture" after questioning the safety qualifications of top executives. ...

Northern California sheriff's star rises with relief roles

CHICO, Calif. (AP) — Those who had fled a deadly Northern California wildfire were looking for answers at an evacuation center when Sheriff Kory Honea walked in. They jumped to their feet, clapped and...

Feds have given over $20 million in aid to wildfire victims

PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. government has distributed more than $20 million in assistance for people displaced by the catastrophic wildfire in Northern California, a Federal Emergency Management...

Rain could hamper search for victims of California wildfire

CHICO, Calif. (AP) — It's been 12 days since Christina Taft started the frantic search for her mother Victoria, who refused to evacuate their Paradise home as flames neared, and six days since she gav...